[Epub] ↠ Trenton Makes Author Tadzio Koelb – Rvtrek.info

Trenton Makes Epub Trenton Makes By Tadzio Koelb Bandcamptomp3.co.uk A Vivid, Brutal, Razor Sharp Debut About A Woman Who Carves Out Her Share Of The American Dream By Living As A Man1946 At The Apogee Of The American Century, The Confidence Inspired By Victory In World War II Has Spawned A Culture Of Suffocating Conformity In Thrall To The Cult Of Masculine Privilege.In The Hardscrabble Industrial City Of Trenton, New Jersey, A Woman Made Strong By Wartime Factory Work Kills Her Army Veteran Husband In A Domestic Brawl, Disposes Of His Body, And Assumes His Identity As Abe Kunstler, He Secures A Job In A Wire Rope Factory, Buys A Car, And Successfully Woos Inez, An Alcoholic Dime Dancer He Makes A Home With Her, But For Abe, This Is Not Enough To Complete His Transformation, He Needs A Son.1971 A Very Different War Is Under Way The Certainties Of Mid Century Triumphalism Are A Distant, Bitter Memory, And Trenton S Heyday As A Factory Town Is Long Past As The Sign On The Famous Bridge Says, Trenton Makes, The World Takes The Family Life Abe Has So Carefully Constructed Is Crumbling Under The Intolerable Pressures Of His Long Ruse Desperate To Hold On To What He Has Left, Abe Searches For Solutions In The Dying City.Written In Brilliantly Stylized Prose, This Gripping Narrative Is A Provocative And Incisive Exploration Of The Nature Of Identity, And A Disturbing Portrait Of Desperation Tadzio Koelb Has Crafted A Slim Gut Shot Of A Novel That Heralds The Arrival Of A Writer Of Startling Talent And Imagination.

10 thoughts on “Trenton Makes

  1. says:

    Thank you so much to Doubleday Books for providing my copy of TRENTON MAKES by Tadzio Koelb all opinions are my own.During post World War II, a woman factory worker accidentally kills her abusive husband duri

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    This sounded very interesting A woman living her life as a man in a post war uber masculine American culture of the 1940s and then a 25 year jump in time to revisit the same person in different circumstances and era Th

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    Trigger warnings view spoiler racist and offensive language, violence, alcoholism, domestic abuse, non consenual sex rape, mentions of sexual abuse, and murder hide spoiler

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    Spoilers below A woman in post WWII Trenton, NJ, accidentally kills her abusive husband, disposes of his body, and takes his identity She can do this because he was apparently pretty small and she had worked in a factory during the war ma

  5. says:

    I m sorry but that was terrible.

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    Review to follow.

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    At the center of Trenton Makes is a woman made strong by factory work during World War II who kills her abusive army veteran husband and assumes his identity As Abe Kunstler, he secures a job in a wire rope factory, makes a home with a woman named Inez, and completes

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    To call the writing in this book beautiful would somehow not fit but it is Also, as for a review or recommendation to tell you anything is to ruin the thing Come for the post WWII gender fuckery, stay for the sweet sweaty tension.

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    RTC.Actual rating 3.75

  10. says:

    I received this eARC from Doubleday books via Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewTadzio Koelb s writing style is unique I actually had to re read the first few pages and it took me about 20% of the way through to fully adjust to his style I m going to tell you all now that this book won t b

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